## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to millimeters is 10, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 10 millimeters:

1 cm = 10 mm

To convert 170 centimeters into millimeters we have to multiply 170 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to millimeters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 10 mm

170 cm → L(mm)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in millimeters:

L(mm) = 170 cm × 10 mm

L(mm) = 1700 mm

The final result is:

170 cm → 1700 mm

We conclude that 170 centimeters is equivalent to 1700 millimeters:

170 centimeters = 1700 millimeters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 millimeter is equal to 0.00058823529411765 × 170 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 170 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.00058823529411765 millimeters.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy centimeters is approximately one thousand seven hundred millimeters:

170 cm ≅ 1700 mm

An alternative is also that one millimeter is approximately zero point zero zero one times one hundred seventy centimeters.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to millimeters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from centimeters to millimeters

centimeters (cm) millimeters (mm)
171 centimeters 1710 millimeters
172 centimeters 1720 millimeters
173 centimeters 1730 millimeters
174 centimeters 1740 millimeters
175 centimeters 1750 millimeters
176 centimeters 1760 millimeters
177 centimeters 1770 millimeters
178 centimeters 1780 millimeters
179 centimeters 1790 millimeters
180 centimeters 1800 millimeters